Glendale Drive-In

Glendale Road and US Highway 9,
Pottersville, NY 12860

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Architects: Richard Downey, Ernest Whitman

Previous Names: Starlite Open Air Theatre, Heart of the Mountains Showplace

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Opened as the Starlite Open Air Theatre on July 15, 1950 with Roy Rogers in “Susanna Pass” & Glenn Ford in “The Man from Colorado”. It had been renamed Glendale Drive-In by 1963. It was closed in 1974.

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robboehm on November 3, 2022 at 7:18 pm

According to the Starlite Open Air Theatre was opened by Richard Downey and Ernest Whitman on July 15, 1950 and closed in 1974 as the Glendale Drive-In.

davidcoppock on November 4, 2022 at 5:05 am

Opened on 15th July 1950 as Statute Open Air Theatre with “Susanna Pass” and “Man from Colorado”. Name later changed to Glendale Drive-in(date unknown?).

davidcoppock on November 4, 2022 at 5:08 am

Located behind Shaw Fuel Oil & Kerosene.

davidcoppock on November 4, 2022 at 7:30 am

Correction opened as Starlite Open. air Theatre.

Kenmore on November 4, 2022 at 9:08 am

Concession stand/projection booth was still present in a 2008 aerial, but was rubble in a 2009 aerial.

The screen was still present in 2011, but gone by 2013.

A March 2022 Google Street View shows the property to be an RV Park with no trace of the drive-in remaining.

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